Women Get Unequal Pay for Equal Work

When John and Ann started working on January 1, 2013, John had an immediate advantage. Because women earn 77 cents for every dollar men...

Blacks, not Hispanics, Key to Election Victory

Although Latinos are growing at a faster rate than any other ethnic group in the United States, they will have less of an impact...

Debbie Hines…Race Conversation is Necessary

What do the Tea party, NAACP, New Black Panther party, Shirley Sherrod and Attorney General Eric Holder have in common? They all teach us...

Trump and the Dangers of the Republican Party

Even looking beyond the campaign speeches and rallies of this election year, the contrast between the political parties on civil rights has been striking...

Colin Kaepernick Sits Down to Stand Up

Diehard American nationalists have mostly frowned upon political activism among Black athletes. Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the pro football team, the San Francisco 49ers,...

Adrienne T. Washington…Giving Kagan a Second Thought

The nomination of Elena Kagan, the 50-year-old solicitor general, deserves a much closer look when her Senate confirmation hearings begin June 28. Americans, particularly...

End the ‘War on Drugs’ Now

On April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stepped to the podium of the Riverside Church in New York to vigorously proclaim his...

Running on Crazy

If Tunisia kicked down the door of the Arab imagination by showing it was possible to topple a dictator, Egypt drew a blueprint of...

Marian Wright Edelman Statement: Justice Denied

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In case you missed it, below is the reaction of Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children's Defense...

Women Will Pave the Path to Democratic Gains

In the past six months, congressional Republicans have illustrated just how little they consider the needs of the women and families they were elected...

The Republican Gun Convention

In an online petition, more than 50,000 conservatives are leading a campaign to allow guns at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July. The...

Faces of Color at RNC? Mostly at the Lectern

Are mainstream media doing enough to expose the hypocrisy of the Republican Party with regard to people of color and issues they care about? Florida...